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Expert Tips on Buying a Revolver for Concealed Carry
(www.gundigest.com) Grant Cunningham- So you’re shopping for a new carry gun, and you’ve decided that it needs to be a revolver? Good for you. The revolver definitely has a lot to offer, even in this heyday of compact autoloading pistols, but there are still many things to consider before making your purchase. Following are the key considerations you will want to think about. How Will It Be Carrie...
Florida Carry Files Action To Stop Daytona Beach from Confiscating Firearms
Florida -(Ammoland.com)- Florida Carry, Inc., filed an action to stop Daytona Beach’s illegal practice of refusing to return firearms to people, including veterans, who were Baker Acted but found to be no danger to themselves or others. For too long, many jurisdictions throughout Florida have refused to follow the law. In 2009 the Florida Attorney General made clear in an opinion that the continue...
G&A Basics: How Suppressors Work
(www.gunsandammo.com) - They are the darling of Hollywood directors trying to make assassins more sinister, and no SEAL or Delta operator’s rifle is complete without one hanging off the barrel. Silencers—or suppressors, or cans—have hit the mainstream, and it might surprise you to know that silencers predated “talkies” and ...
U.S. District Court Dismisses Lawsuit to Ban Traditional Ammunition
NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today dismissed a lawsuit brought by the radical anti-hunting Center for Biological Diversity and six other groups demanding the Environmental Protection Agency ban traditional ammunition containing lead components. Traditional ammunition represents 95 percent of the U.S. market and is the staple ammunition for target shooters,...
GOA Texas Alert: Call Gov. Rick Perry immediately and ask he veto SB 346!
From Gun Owners of America: One of the big Obama scandals recently has been the IRS targeting of politically conservative groups. No one was overly surprised to see that the President brought his Chicago-style politics to Washington, and that his administration has been targeting their political opponents. But what is surprising is that the state of Texas might follow suit. The bill in quest...
Skill Set: Fightin' Stance
(The Tacticalwire.com) by Tiger McKee- The proper stance - which provides stability, flexibility and mobility - is essential for fighting effectively with a firearm. A stable platform allows you to place accurate hits on target. A good stance provides the flexibility to move in any direction as dictated by the situation to create distance, get to cover, obtain a clear angle of attack on the threat...
Mustang Survival Introduces Improved First Responder Water Rescue Kit
(The Tacticalwire.com) BELLINGHAM, WA - Mustang Survival is pleased to announce that the First Responder Water Rescue Kit (MRK110) has been updated to include an M.I.T. 100 Inflatable PFD, replacing the belt pack inflatable. The M.I.T. 100 provides added safety and performance features over the belt pack. "We are excited to introduce an upgraded Rescue Kit to the law enforcement community," commen...
The Outdoorwire.com FEATURE: "Semper Paratus": A good motto for you, too
(From TheOutdoorwire.com) EDITOR'S NOTE: With severe weather season on us, we know that most of us aren't as prepared as we need to be. With that in mind, we have created a relationship with Self Reliance Illustrated (www.selfrelianceillustrated.com) to tap into their expert network and offer solid information to our readers. We think you'll find today's first piece informative and helpful in "get...
LAN World Announces the New Standard in AR-15 rifle Magazines!
(The Outdoorwire.com) Salt Lake City, UT - LAN World Inc. is excited to announce the importation and distribution of the new AR-15 rifle magazines from HERA Arms, Germany. These magazines feature a rear window that allows the operator to view the actual round count while the weapon is in use. There are currently two styles being imported. 30 round black with or without site window. The markets for...
Team Smith & Wesson Turns in Dominating Performance at USPSA Revolver National Championships
The Outdoorwire.com- SPRINGFIELD, Mass.- Smith & Wesson Corp. Wednesday announced that Team Smith & Wesson members captured three national titles in the Overall as well as the Senior and Women's categories at the 2013 United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Revolver National Championships. Top winners included Smith & Wesson Champion Jerry Miculek, who has now earned an un...
Production Ending On Popular Arsenal SLR-106 Rifle Series
LAS VEGAS -(Ammoland.com)- After nearly a decade since its initial introduction into the firearms marketplace, the SLR-106 series is getting a change in to “Collector’s Item.” Production on the series officially ended. The SLR-106 rifle and pistol series was Arsenal’s answer to the 5.56 caliber as the company looked to compete in that arena. The years to follow brought much success with sever...
Facebook Deletes Popular Star Spangled Banner Video
New York, NY - -(Ammoland.com)- Best selling patriotic rock band, Madison Rising woke up this morning to hundreds of complaints from angry fans complaining that their postings of the band’s best selling rendition of the Star Spangled Banner had been deleted from Facebook over the past 24 hours. What started as complaints from a handful of fans escalated onto a barrage of anger after the band ...
The Challenges to Iran's Next President
Iran's Guardian Council, the powerful vetting and oversight committee of the Islamic republic, announced Tuesday its list of eight approved candidates for the June 14 Iranian presidential election. A total of 686 presidential hopefuls had submitted their names for approval, though in recent days dozens of politicians and clerics had withdrawn their candidacies in support of better-known figures. C...
Alex Jones Explains How Government "Weather Weapon" Could Have Been Behind Oklahoma Tornado
(mediamatters.org) Conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones explained to his audience today how the government could have been behind the devastating May 20 tornado in Oklahoma. On the May 21 edition of The Alex Jones Show, a caller asked Jones whether he was planning to cover how government technology may be behind a recent spate of sinkholes. After laying out how insurance companies use weather...
First Look: Hot New Hunting and Fishing Gear
(www.fieldandstream.com) Avian-X Strutter Decoy, $120; avian-x.com. Outside of taxidermy decoys, Avian-X LCD inflatable turkey decoys are as realistic as it gets—just what you need when trying to fool late-season longbeards wary of rubber-chicken lookalikes. This new strutter works with a real fan, weighs 4.8 pounds, and comes with a carrying bag for run-and-gun hunting. It’s 15 percent small...
Introducing Gunfight Friday
(www.fieldandstream.com) By Phil Bourjaily- Because no good idea goes un-copied, today we present the first installment of Gunfight Friday based on (and by “based on” I mean “shamelessly ripped off of”) the Wild Chef’s Food Fight Friday. The format will be eerily similar: You send us pictures of your gun (see below) and write a little about the gun and why you like it for a specific purpose. We’ll...
Best Summer Lures and Flies: 15 Secret Weapons from Fishing Guides and Professional Anglers
(ww.fieldandstream.com) Article by Will Brantley, Joe Cermele, Kirk Deeter, Mark Hicks, and Don Wirth. We reached out to 15 of the country’s top guides and pros—you know, the guys who get paid to reel in largemouths, smallmouths, trout, crappie, cats, walleyes, striped bass, and more—and asked them about what they rely on most to catch big fish come summer. Here are their answers. You’d better cle...
A Tornado Chaser Talks About His Science and Craft
from news.nationalgeographic.com, Jane J. Lee: After a relatively quiet start to the season, the Great Plains states reminded us why they're collectively known as "Tornado Alley" last weekend, with a reported 29 tornadoes across five states, according to the National Weather Service.While officials start to tally injuries, wrecked homes, and upturned lives, tornado researchers and chasers are swin...
Bill modifies concealed handgun licenses
From SFGate: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Concealed handgun license holders in Texas would be allowed to carry a revolver or semi-automatic pistol, regardless of what they trained with on the shooting range under a bill advancing in the Texas Legislature. Current law certifies license holders to carry only the type of gun they used to get their license. The bill by Sen. Craig Estes, a Wichita Falls R...
If Your Doctor Asks You About Guns, Do You Have to Answer?
(Fishgame.com) The short answer, no. Stuart Varney of Fox News said on “Varney & Co.” that one of his producers was given a questionnaire with some surprisingly intrusive questions on it when he switched doctors. One of the questions was whether he/she was concerned about unsecured weapons in the home. Another asked whether he/she was “in a relationship in which you have been physically hurt o...
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trouble with a jamming AMT Automag II
What I have found with this pistol is DON'T SPARE THE OIL! Oil the thing until it oozes out of every orifice. WD-40 to dissolve the goo, then liberal oil where the slide contacts the frame and oil on the feed ramp. Mine works well this way as long as I use BRASS cased ammo. Steel cased ammo hangs every time.
Also..... don't trust the de-cocking mechanism. Doesn't a...
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Sheriffs, Outfitters, Gun Companies, Firearms Retailers, and Disabled Shooters File Lawsuit against New Colorado Gun-Control Laws
Fifty-five county sheriffs, the Colorado Outfitters Association, several firearms retailers, Magpul Industries, disabled individuals, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), and other parties have brought a federal lawsuit to challenge to Colorado's recently enacted gun-control laws.